My Breastfeeding Journey

My Breastfeeding Journey

A while ago (read here: 2 years ago) I wrote an article on my journey to becoming a mum. A dream I had had since I was about 20 years old. You can read about that here. And when I first held that Positive Home Pregnancy Test in my hand, I had one thing that I wanted to do the minute I became a mum. One thing that not all mums are able to do. The one thing that shaped how I walked through my pregnancy: what food I ate, getting enough exercise and learning as much as I could about breastfeeding. Yes, folks this is going to be a Boob Post! I was very adamant that I would breastfeed my child. I of course knew that it would take a few days after birth for my milk to come in, but I should keep putting my tiny human to the breast often so she could stimulate the breasts...

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Week 8 – Dear Younger Self

Week 8 – Dear Younger Self

Dear Younger Self Many years from now, you are going to look back on the life you have lived and wonder where it all went pear-shaped. You will ask the million-dollar question: What is my purpose? And you will have wasted away hours upon hours, trying to find your purpose, whilst still trying to keep those around you happy. You need to stop. Stop living your life, making other people happy and being miserable yourself. No-one is responsible for your happiness. Only you can decide for yourself to be happy and to work towards your own happiness. True happiness will not come from the butterflies you have in your tummy on first dates. It will not come from moving to greener pastures. It will not come from pursuing your dreams, while those around you don’t...

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